Comedian Arpan Khosla:-
Arpan Khosla is a COMEDIAN ( Poet + Comedian ), Engineer & the CEO of a search engine called Rhymly.com. Comedian Arpan Khosla has been writing for the last 10 years & has performed over 300+ live shows under the brand name of KHOSLA KA HAUSA. Comedian Arpan Khosla writes on the 5 deadly diseases of human life: Sutta, Sharaab, Engineering, Unemployment & One-sided love.
When did you realize that you are funny and you need to let the world know that you are funny?
Since school, I loved being the funny guy in my group. Then I started writing poetry & became very philosophical. Then over the time, I realised that I can club both of them & become somewhat of a POMEDIAN ( Poet + Comedian). I started writing hasya kavitas, comical ghazals & funny street play scripts. I felt it added a different dimension to my poetry & it became an instant hit with my friends & general public. I feel winning Canvas Laugh Club after that really helped the world around me know that a blended art form like this can exist & flourish.
What are you Laughter Secrets?
Real life & Real time observations. I like to find humour in established clichés & even idioms. I feel however bad or good a situation is, the positive part is the post situation humour coming out of it. Also, being a poet, I feel more than the content or the context, an artist’s gestures or hand movements matters. For me, that’s my secret & it still needs a lot of practice every day.
Share any memorable event or instance.
So, I was a performing at a certain venue in Gurgaon. After the event, a girl came up to me & asked me if I wanted to join her for a drink. I readily agreed only to know afterwards that she was sitting with her BF & 2 other friends whom they trying to hook up. After two weeks, at the same venue, after a performance, a middle aged man asked to buy me a drink. Life is awkwardly funny you know!
What happens if people do not laugh at your jokes?
I improvise & tell them a 2 liner funny sher. Or else I tell them real humor conversations with my mom. If it still doesn’t work, I sing self written funny parodies of popular songs. Too many fallback plans you see!
Any Bollywood Dream?
Yes, I want to become a lyricist somewhere down the line. As I mentioned, I write funny parodies, spoofs & lyrical reversions of popular songs. I used to write humorous jingles also in my college street play days. I feel that majority of the current bollywood songs sell on good music & not lyrics, therefore I feel I can give a totally fresh & funny genre of lyrics to the industry which is not just humorous but also deep at the same time.
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